Only here can you see the final chapter of the RECESS series. Everyone’s favorite fourth graders have graduated! It’s an all-new school year for the kids — and the gang hits the fifth grade running! But they’re stopped in their tracks when they discover some unwelcome changes — no pizza, no playground . . . no lockers! And to make things worse, their teacher turns out to be the cantankerous Miss Finster! It’s all too much for T.J., who is determined to find a way to stand up for what the gang believes in and improve the school they love! The fifth grade brings out the best in everyone … even Miss Finster and Principal Prickly! Full of excitement, surprises, and loads of laughs, you’ll discover TAKING THE FIFTH GRADE proves that working together is a great way to learn about friendship, cooperation, and most of all, fun!